Application Security Solutions Architect

Position Title: Application Security Solutions Architect – Silicon Valley

Position Number: EAS-0247/San Jose

Avocado Systems is actively looking for an experienced Application Security Solutions Architect. This role is a critical interface between Enterprise IT security executives and Avocado Systems business and technology teams.  By working together to solve their critical security and compliance issues this individual expedites sales and support operations. This role requires a passionate and motivated individual who thrives on customer success and can demonstrate great team play.  By participating in critical discussions, explorations, demonstrations and PoCs, this individual accelerates successful and satisfactory deployments.


Achieve mastery on Avocado Security Platform (ASP)

Work closely with business executives, plan and lead the technical discussions with enterprises accounts

Take ownership of the ASP PoC and deployment process:

–  Understand customer objectives and organize PoC tests and findings accordingly

–  Coordinate logistics across all stakeholders

–  Prioritize and execute project in a methodical, timely and disciplined manner

–  Provide 1st-level technical support throughout the sales cycle

–  Make adoption and deployment experience as smooth as possible

Position ASP against competitive offerings, and respond to customer RFPs and RFIs

Develop relationships with key accounts for growth within other business divisions

Creatively train and enable enterprise security experts to craft ASP for security, segmentation and compliance issues of their Enterprise Applications.

Work on success through continuous feedback to Avocado Systems internal teams to improve

Provide field feedback to Sales, Product Marketing, Product Management teams


Job Requirements 

Bachelor or Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science / Engineering

Minimum of 5+ years of Solutions Architect or Sales Engineer (SE) experience

Minimum of 3+ years Security experience in Web Application Firewalls, NGFW and other security appliances.

Understanding and mastery over security exploitation tools like ZAP, Burb Suit, Qualys or others must.

Security specific professional certifications, such as CISSP, CISM, CEH and others desirable

Knowledge and hands on experience of containerized applications using Kubernetes desirable.